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[AfriNIC-rpd] Comments about AFPUB-2010-GEN-005

Chris Grundemann cgrundemann at
Tue Jan 4 16:22:58 UTC 2011

On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 05:44, Dr Paulos Nyirenda <paulos at> wrote:
> It seems clear from this discussion then that:
> 1. PDP-WG co-chairs do have to make important decisions in AFPUB-2010-GEN-005,
> 2. AFPUB-2010-GEN-005 does not create a "lead chair"
> 3. Conflicts among co-chairs are a real potential threat in AFPUB-2010-GEN-005 and in
> policy development in the AfriNIC region.
> 4. There is need to revise AFPUB-2010-GEN-005 to alleviate such conflicts.
> 5. Possible revision areas include creation of an odd number of co-chairs or creation of
> a lead chair in AFPUB-2010-GEN-005

Well put.

FWIW, I think that expanding the number of co-chairs to three is a
much better option than having a lead chair. By expanding to three,
you create a situation where at least two co-chairs have to agree
rather than giving a single lead chair final say unilaterally.


> Regards,
> Paulos
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